Ninth Annual African American Family History Seminar

SACRAMENTO – The Sacramento FamilySearch Library presents its Ninth Annual African American Family History Seminar on Saturday, March 8. This year’s theme is “Researching Ancestors: Enter to Learn, Exit to Teach.”

Event is set to run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sessions include “DNA 101,” “Breaking Down African American Brick Walls,” “City Directories,” “Beginning to Intermediate African American Genealogy,” “Using Cemetery Records,” “Historical Black Newspapers,” and “In Memory of Colonel Allen Allensworth: Reconnecting with California’s Black Pioneering Families.”

The seminar is sponsored by the Sacramento FamilySearch Library, Sacramento City Councilmember Bonnie Pannell, the California Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Juneteenth Committee.

Cost is $20 for registration and syllabus. Cost is $26 for registration, syllabus and lunch. Space is limited. The deadline to register for guaranteed spot is March 1. The FamilySearch Library is located at 2745 Eastern Avenue.

For more information, call (916) 487-2090.